Picture your basement as it might be now; dirty, cold, damp, musty and nearly unusable. Now imagine it as it could be; finished, dry, comfy and an asset to your private home for as long as you live there…and longer!
Foundation Walls: Check for cracks. Any leaks? Displacement? Repair these now as they are going to be far more troublesome to get to later. There are DIY kits available that are comparatively simple to use…takes about three hours and $75 or so and you should have a solid restore. If you’re not the DIY type, the standard professional restore with a warranty will price you somewhere in the $250-$300 range. If you’ve displacement (a crack that’s transferring) it is best to seek the advice of knowledgeable engineer to evaluation (ideally one that does not do repairs as this is a conflict of interest). We want to repair any structural issues … Read more